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The Office of Industry Relations, led by Ida Deichaite, initiates and manages partnerships between private industry and Moores Cancer Center basic scientists, physician scientists, and clinicians seeking support for research and advanced patient care programs.

Revenue sources and joint venture opportunities

Industry relationships sought include venture capital, biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations.

Marketing our products and services

Includes basic cellular and genetic research, translational drug and vaccine development, new therapeutics, early phase trials of new cancer treatments, and Phase II and III trials.

Creates and characterizes program solicitation

Assists in the assembly of proposals for support, and negotiates the agreements.

Partnership process

  • Meets with industry representatives to discuss potential collaborations
  • Meets with UCSD scientists and administrators to facilitate negotiations and final agreements
  • Works with the Office of Technology Transfer to facilitate Material Transfer Agreements, patent applications and equity arrangements